All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.